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In Memories of Two Cardinals in Asia

Cardinal Cheong
Cardinal Sim

The Church in Asia lost two cardinals in less than two months this year.

Cardinal Cornelius Sim, a new cardinal in Asia and the first of Brunei, died on May 29. He was 69.

Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, 89, former archbishop of Seoul and president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea, passed away on April 27.

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and the Churches in Brunei and South Korea, of which their missions were dedicated to.

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Bishop Jose Chittooparambil
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Bishop Jose Chittooparambil
Bishop's House,
Kalawad Road, Rajkot,
Gujarat 360005, India

Phone: (91) 281-2563889; 2563415; 2563891
Fax :(91) 281-2563427
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Jose Chittooparambi, CMI, was born on Dec 10, 1954, at Neeleeswaram, Ernakulam (Dist.), Kerala. He was ordained priest on May 8, 1985, and ordained Bishop of Rajkot on April 11, 2010.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Pastor Neelankavil, C.M.I (1986 - 2006)
  • Bishop Gregory Karotemprel (1983- 2010)
  • Bishop Jonas Thaliath (1977-1981)
  • Clemens Thottungal, C.M.I (1968 - 1986)

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